Attorney’s effort to expand fee-sharing meaning fails at state high court

Update: Comments from Amanda Hamilton of Konicek & Dillon about the court's decision were added to the second to last paragraph.SPRINGFIELD — Fee-sharing contracts between two law firms, when the primary service of one firm is referring clients to the other, are not invalidated if the attorneys do not specifically include a written statement of joint financial responsibility, according to an opinion issued by …

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